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Gail Lancaster dies at age 77

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Gail Joan Lancaster, age 77 of Chesterton, IN, and formerly of Kalamazoo, MI, passed away on Thursday, September 25, 2014.

She was born on October 3, 1936 to Marvin and Helen (Frank) Shovein, who preceded her in death.

She is survived by her daughter, Lynda (Ed Ryscuck) Lancaster of Chesterton, IN; sons, Kevin (Joan) Lancaster of AZ, and Sean Lancaster of Kalamazoo, MI; grandchildren, Sarah and Max Lancaster and close friends, Judy Teine and Robin Brindley of South Haven, MI.

Gail was a 20 year Army wife and retired a physical therapist at Bronson & Borgess Hospital and Upjohn School. She belonged to the Physical Therapy Association (PTA) and was a member of St. Ann of the Dunes Catholic Church. She loved Michigan, bird watching, spending time at the lake and painting.

There will be no services at this time. Cremation will take place at Heritage Crematory in Portage, IN. Arrangements are being handled by Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN. Online condolences may be left for the family at


Posted 9/26/2014